While it is still early days for Apple Watch applications, flash sales retailer Rue La La reports increased engagement with its smartphone app as a result of the watch, promising news for the numerous merchants who quickly jumped onboard with smartwatch offerings.
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New research from Deloitte reveals that 27 percent of consumers are interested in home delivery for recurring purchases ordered through digital platforms, but few are actively exercising these features.
Millennial parents are taking to mobile to help shop in-store and retailers need to adjust their strategy to accommodate the new mobile-savvy parent.
San Francisco retailers such as Ravits Watches and Jewelry and SoMa StrEat Food Park are taking social media from engagement to monetization with a new mobile application that offers deals through social sharing.
NEW YORK – The CEO of Boxed Wholesale, speaking at the Global Mobile Internet Conference New York 2015, explained that his company would not have succeeded if not for mobile, where shopping behavior is not as rigid as on desktop.
Sprint, Kevin Harrington and Tommy Hilfiger are taking advantage of celebrity-obsessed consumers as partners in a new mobile shopping application that encourages users to shop items celebs are wearing.
Snapchat combines mobile messaging and mobile commerce with its reported recent investment in shopping application Spring, capitalizing on the growing popularity of conversational commerce.
Online retailers eBindle.com and Grainger are among several brands monitoring competitors’ price changes to provide near real-time push notifications to customers of their own adjustments so they can stay competitive in the fast-moving mobile shopping space.
In first-quarter 2015 retailers actually increased the average byte size of their mobile sites by 9 percent. Not surprisingly, retailers saw a slight uptick in their average mobile Web page load time.
Mobile messaging application Tango is partnering with Walmart and Alibaba Group to move into the mobile message shopping frontier, driving sales in what promises to be a more convenient way for consumers while bringing the idea of conversational commerce to the forefront.